Welcome to the Workplace Blog!

In this Blog we write about topics from the Workplace Law and HR world: We discuss important court decisions and planned legislations, give practical tips and share with you experiences from our daily working life…

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Your PWWL editorial team

Christine Wahlig
Attorney at law
Editorial Management

Alice Tanke
Marketing Manager

Back to the digital stone age: need for change for ALL employment contracts!

Back to the digital stone age: need for change for ALL employment contracts! In Germany, the so-called Verification Act has existed since 1995. [...]

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No entitlement to the expression of regret in a job reference

An employee whose performance has been assessed as “good” in the final reference is not entitled to an expression of regret about their departure and certainly [...]

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Employers can order employees to return from working from home

Employers who have allowed their employees to work from home during the pandemic can later order them to work in the office/company again if this is justified [...]

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Employee must prove incapacity for work if sick leave and dismissal coincide

No additional leave days in case of quarantine due to Coronavirus infection

A threat of sick leave can justify an extraordinary dismissal

Corporate Social Responsibility and Employment Law

Bundestag decides to increase short-time compensation

Grand coalition decides to increase short-time allowance

Labour Court 2.0 – Virtual courtroom sessions

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